Laguna 69, Huascaran National Park

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Must see · Water Body · Nature / Park
Take up the challenging trek to Laguna 69, a stunning glacier lake situated within a World Heritage-listed national park. Hike the steep mountain trail starting at 3,800 m (12,500 ft) and brave the high altitude. You will follow a stream that rushes down the mountain and pass scenic viewpoints before you get to a snowcapped plateau and its glacial lake. Before you return, enjoy the rewarding views of the striking turquoise water surrounded by icy cliffs. Put Laguna 69 at the forefront of your travel plans using our Huascaran National Park visit planning tool.
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  • I joined a tour to get to Laguna 69, the hike itself is super scenario and pretty, I must say this is the best landscape I have ever seen in Peru (except Cuzco where I haven't go). Personally, i...  more »
  • Great hike! If you can do Salkantay Trek, this is similar to Salkantay Pass. This hike does ascend 800 m, and it is hard at the end mostly because of the altitude. Bring lots of layers. It was warm...  more »
  • You have to visit here if you are in Peru. The entrance is a little expensive but the sights are worth it. Crystal clear water and high ice capped mountain.
  • Mesmerizing place!!!! Takes a whole day to get there from huaraz. Take pancho, water and snacks with you.
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